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CuriOdyssey’s Illusions - An Outdoor Exhibition

  • Address:
    1651 Coyote Point Drive
    San Mateo, CA 94401
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Price: Included with Admission

Included with Admission to CuriOdyssey | Advance Online Reservation Required

Explore the wonder of visual perception with CuriOdyssey’s new outdoor exhibition, Illusions. Observe phenomena in color, patterns, and position that will mesmerize, transfix, and make you question your visual sense and perception of reality.

Experience and learn about optical illusions that include Twisted Cord, Scintillating Grid, Café Wall, Ebbinghaus, Hering, Checker Shadow, Shake Your Head, Illusory Motion, Divergent Perspective, Peripheral Drift, Bezold Effect, Color Context, Turning the Tables, Ponzo, Müller-Lyer and Rotating Rings.

This new outdoor exhibition is included in admission to CuriOdyssey beginning July 1, 2020. Advance online reservations and new visitor precautions are required.

Reservations are available Wednesdays through Sundays at

10-11:30 am
4-5:30 pm

Please make your timed ticket entry reservations and purchase tickets here!